Lead Engineer

at Qure in London

(₤50000 - ₤70000 per year)

Qure wants to revolutionise the patient experience of primary care in the UK and our aim is to provide individual healthcare that is both affordable and highly convenient, becoming the platform of choice for both patients and practitioners.

With the Qure app patients can access hassle-free private healthcare without the price tag. At the touch of a button, they can book a doctor 24/7 who will arrive at the chosen location within two hours, avoiding the lengthy and inconvenient process of organising and attending a doctor’s appointment at the surgery.

Existing Technology Set Up:
Qure’s technology stack is comprised of a (iOS/Android) consumer app, practitioner app & back-end CMS. Patients can book, and practitioners can manage appointments seamlessly, whilst Qure has real-time capability to analyse and respond to demand. Qure uses CoreLocation frameworks & integrated push notifications & SMS to manage communications & ensure a low friction customer journey.

Lead Engineering Role:
We are looking for a dynamic and ambitious Lead Engineer who can help drive the business towards its goals by improving on what we already have and by developing in-house our capabilities in integrated remote diagnostics, health tracking and wearable technology.

What we’re looking for from you:
- At least 4-5 years’ experience, including managing and, ideally, hiring a small team in a professional environment.
An ambitious engineer, who is looking to step up to a lead engineer position, writing code, developing our system architecture and managing our technical team as the business scales.
- Pride in readable, well-designed, well-tested software
- Professional experience with Ruby or Ruby on Rails, Swift and Android and understanding of legacy Java code
- 'Full stack’, able to work all components of the build
- Experience with relational databases (PostGreSQL, MySQL) and key-value stores (Memcache, Redis)
- Experience working in agile environments and a flexible approach to working with different agile and scrum methodologies
- Ability to manage 3rd party providers from time to time
- Strategically Minded - able to sit with the exec team, debate the future of the company and make strategic technology recommendations that drive the business towards its overall strategic and commercial goals
- Able to present and speak confidently at board level and at external events

What we’ll offer you:
- Member of the exec team
- Exciting package, including equity
- Dynamic, high-growth business in a hot space
- Chance to scale your own team
- Fun & collegiate work environment

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Published at 27 Sep 2017
Expires on 27 Nov 2017